Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. We'll investigate possible dates for the birth of Christ and look at recorded sightings of significant astronomical events during this time frame. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages.
Topics: astronomy, history, solar system, comets
Schedule: Thursday and Friday 8:00 PM, Saturday 3:00 PM
Audience: General Audience
Admission to Planetarium Programs
Adults (ages 19-61) $10.00
Students (ages 3-18) $5.00
Seniors (62+) $5.00
No Programs Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
Thursday and Friday: 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM and 8:00 PM
Saturday: 10:15 AM, 11:00 AM, Noon, 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM
Schedules are subject to change. Please confirm program times on our CALENDAR before your visit.
Please be aware that programs start promptly as scheduled. Please plan to arrive and be seated prior to the scheduled program time.
Operational hours vary throughout the year. Please confirm hours and closure dates on our CALENDAR prior to your visit.
Tickets for regular planetarium programs must be purchased in-person. Tickets go on sale approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled program. All major credit cards are accepted.
Free planetarium tickets are available for DCSD employees (with ID). Discounts for military personnel, ASTC Passport Members and college students are also available at the door with proper ID.
Mark Lancaster, Astronomer